Oris Allen Rider was born on June 22, 1938 on his parent’s homestead near Buffalo Lake, Alta.
He passed away on Oct. 23, 2020 in Stettler, Alta. at the age of 82 years.
Oris will be sadly missed by his daughters Karen (Red) Sorensen, Nancy Rider and Jane Rider; his son Murray Rider (Marylou Macasa); grandchildren Breann Sorensen, Mykayla Sorensen (Jesse Anderson), Morgan and Jessie Sorensen, Mackenzie Sorensen, Baileigh Sorensen, Willow Sorensen, McKenna Rider, Kaileb Rider, Gracia Pelle, Anekin Pelle and Damaris Pelle.
He will also be missed by his sisters Vivian (Otto) Fodor and Betty Rider; brother-in-law Frank Chinn; sister-in-law Faye Chinn; as well as many nieces, nephews, relatives and dear friends.
Oris was predeceased by his wife Nellie Rider; parents Jack and Alma Rider; sister Orlene Cire; mother-in-law Meryle Chinn; father-in-law Julian Chinn; and his step-mother-in-law Lorraine Chinn.
Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, a private family funeral service was held at the Stettler United Church.
An interment service took place at the Lake View Cemetery in Stettler, Alta.
Memorial donations in Oris’s name are gratefully accepted to Skybo School Society or any charity of your choice.
To express condolences to Oris’s family, please visit womboldfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements entrusted to Ponoka Funeral Home, a Wombold Family Funeral Home.